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Decision details

Deferred Payment Agreement Policy

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report and a presentation from the Cabinet

Member for Health, Well Being & Older People, Councillor Chris Best, the

Mayor agreed that:


(1) the Council’s proposed universal deferred payments scheme

under the Care Act 2014 as set out for new deferred payment agreements

entered into by the Council be approved;


(2) the maximum interest rate allowed by the Department of Health be used;


(3) charges for deferred payment agreements be as set out;


(4) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Community Services,

in consultation with the Executive Director for Resources and Regeneration

and Head of Law, to agree the more detailed guidance and procedures for the

operation of the scheme.

Publication date: 24/03/2016

Date of decision: 23/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 23/03/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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